Definition of Tuileries in US English:

Tuileries

(also Tuileries Gardens)

proper noun

  • Formal gardens next to the Louvre in Paris. The gardens are all that remain of the Tuileries Palace, a royal residence begun in 1564 and burned down in 1871 during the Commune of Paris.

Origin

French, literally ‘Tile-works’: the palace was built on the site of an ancient tile works.

Pronunciation

Tuileries

/ˈtwēlərē(z)/